WhatsApp releases new security feature to protect user accounts

With the increase, in cybercrimes and frauds, the popular messaging application WhatsApp is offering a new security feature to secure and protect users’ accounts from unauthorised access. WhatsApp users can add more security to their accounts by choosing the two-step verification feature, WABetaInfo reported. The feature involves an additional PIN code which will be …

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NCC puts out alert new ransomware attacking organisational networks

Nigerian Communications Commission The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Nigerians to a plan by a cybercrime group to deliver ransomware to targeted organisational networks. The scheme, uncovered by security experts, has been categorised by the Nigerian Computer Emergency Response Team’s (ngCERT) advisory released at the weekend, as high-risk and …

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Most Anticipated Laptops of 2022: XPS, MacBook, and more

The most exciting laptops of 2022 might not be the ones you’ll actually purchase. In some cases, these are devices that push the boundaries of what’s possible — or even practical — by experimenting with different form factors and next-gen technology. Then there’s the special. forward-thinking design that actually anticipates …

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MacOS users should patch their systems now to protect against new powerdir vulnerability

Following its discovery of the Shrootless vulnerability back in October 2021, Microsoft has uncovered a new macOS vulnerability that it says could be exploited to gain unauthorized access to a user’s data. Tracked as CVE-2021-30970, the new “powerdir” flaw found by the Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team could allow an attacker to bypass …

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Gmail now has over 10bn users on Android smartphones

Google’s email service has reached a new milestone as Gmail for Android has now surpassed 10bn installs on the Google Play Store. Billions of people around the world currently use the search giant’s email app for both their work and personal email accounts especially as it comes pre-installed on almost all Android smartphones. Over the years, …

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